Compare Marks & Spencer vs Debenhams BETA

See how working at Marks & Spencer vs. Debenhams compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Marks & Spencer vs. Debenhams. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marks & Spencer

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Debenhams

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3051 reviews)
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 1716 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.2
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.7 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.8 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
75%
75%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 25% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Debenhams Ceo Sergio Bucher
50%
50%Sergio Bucher
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
71%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 25% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
46%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
43%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 23% higher than Debenhams employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
20%

Salaries

Marks & Spencer has 1,576 more total submitted salaries than Debenhams.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Assistant464 Salaries
£9/hr
Sales Assistant135 Salaries
£8/hr
Section Manager83 Salaries
£26,164/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Sales Advisor8 Salaries
£7/hr
Sales Assistant106 Salaries
£7/hr
Allocator26 Salaries
£21,463/yr

What Employees Say

  • Marks & Spencer had 191 more reviews than Debenhams that mentioned "Staff discount" as a Pro.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Marks & Spencer.
  • "Credit card" was the most mentioned Con at Debenhams.
Pros
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 388 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 318 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 197 reviews)
"Friendly staff"(in 97 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Long hours"(in 116 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 115 reviews)
Cons
"Credit card"(in 141 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 59 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Customer Service Assistant

I have been working at Marks & Spencer part-time

Pros

Training, Salary, Good people, good perks and discounts! Flexible with their hours and very understanding.

Cons

Can be very repetitive in terms of tasks

"Great"21 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Visual Merchandiser

I worked at Debenhams full-time for less than a year

Pros

Good pay, breaks and understanding management.

Cons

No overtime or extra hours

Advice to Management

Nothing.

Job Postings

Marks & Spencer has 39 more recently posted open jobs than Debenhams.